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Gumbo Limbo Villas

400 mtrs East and 200 mtrs South of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014
ACostoya Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We spent some of our best time during our stay in Santa Teresa. This beautiful and nature surrounded villas have the best panoramic views in town and you will be able to see the best of Costa Rican flora and fauna. Clean rooms, a friendly staff and a great swimming pool makes Gumbo Limbo the best option you can take!

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Milton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We stayed for three nights and loved it here. Our villa had two rooms and a great view from a private terrace. There is a small pool in front of the villa which is very nice. The hotel is on the mountain/hill which is nice because it is quiet and in a very natural surrounding. The hill is difficult to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Was supposed to stay there for 2 nights for my birthday and lucky me had some friends who made a surprise reservation in another hotel for me and my wife. The Villa that was assigned to us is not even close to what they advertise in their website, very poor maintenance and totally different layout. Though in house staff are... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Amazing view of the ocean, very clean and great breakfast. This villas were the highlight of our trip, we stayed 4 nights, but we wanted to stay more. The town is very nice and the beaches are incredible. The hospitality of the owners was amazing. We will definitely come back!

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights, it was good but we were left just a bit disappointed. Don't get me wrong, its a lovely place but its more a B&B than the boutique hotel they market it as on the website. Its under new management , they're great guys but it they're their to surf, not run a hotel. The... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We stayed in the villa the second week of january and had a fantastic time! Santa Teresa is beautiful and the Gumbo Limbo - including the amazing view - made sure we had the time to relax. Nice food, relaxed owners who also took us to the beach and made sure we had great fun during our first surf lessons!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Great place! Amazing view, and the best of all great host! Definitely the place to stay if you are going to santa teresa! And dont forget to try surfing, even if you are a beginner, because they gave the best surf instructors there! Thanks Gumbo Limbo!

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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

My husband booked our honeymoon at Gumbo Limbo. After all the wedding planning, it was nice to not have to worry about the honeymoon plans too. Since we honeymooned in May (Costa Rica low season) we had the whole place to ourselves. It was so peaceful and serene, away from the noisy cars on the street below. But the best... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Wow! We could not have chosen a better place to stay while in Santa Teresa. We stayed in a small villa overlooking the gorgeous swimming pool; it was the most incredible view! Staying here is not like staying at a big traditional hotel, they only have a few rooms, which was perfect because it was so private. Beware if you... More

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Isla Vista, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We love this place - great waves, great time - looking forward to next year! Such nice folks around helping out, getting us into some great things and making sure we're all set after long beautiful sessions at the lovely beach too!

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Address: 400 mtrs East and 200 mtrs South of Brunelas Hostel, Santa Teresa 60111, Costa Rica
Location: Costa Rica > Province of Puntarenas > Santa Teresa
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Gumbo Limbo Villas Hotel Santa Teresa
Gumbo Limbo Villas Costa Rica/Santa Teresa

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Gumbo Limbo Villas is a boutique bed & breakfast nestled in the hills of Playa Santa Teresa on Costa Rica's lush Nicoya peninsula. We offer 2 villas and 2 private rooms, each of them with amazing ocean views. We also have a beautiful infinity pool from where you can watch the sun set into the Pacific. Santa Teresa is one of the best surf spots in Costa Rica. We offer surf instruction/lessons and can provide surfboard rental. We are two childhood friends in our thirties from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Growing up our passions included travelling, surfing and making new friends. Hosting people comes naturally to us. Our main goal is to create a space where you can have fun and relax while surrounded by natural beauty. A place where you will be treated like a guest, not a client, and have the best possible time ever in Santa Teresa. To accomplish that we will provide you with the personal attention that you deserve and the comforts that you need. We want you to feel at home here in paradise... Come and join us... ... more   less 
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